The Buick Regal was a G-body coupe from General Motors that introduced the US to turbocharged performance and in 1978 was one of three cars available with a factory turbo; (the others being the SAAB 99 and Porsche 911 Turbo). The 99 and 911 were canyon carvers with small engines and manual transmissions but the […]
I’ve driven a few Porsche 914s in my life, and most were underpowered compared to modern cars on the road. The 1.7 liter version is particularly gutless, but it brings a certain amount of pre-planning to your driving style and I found it fun. However, I don’t doubt that a 914 with an upgraded engine […]
When I first started reading about this next car, I have to admit that it got my nose crinkled up a bit. Why would you put a later V6 into a classic American muscle car when V8 power/torque/noise is so affordable…and then I thought…because you can. And because the Buick Grand National V6 was a turbocharged thing of beauty and not some junky Camry/Accord fuel saver. Nose un-crinkled, acknowledging positive head bob engaged. Find this 1968 Buick Skylark Buick V6 Turbo swapped offered for $14,999 in Lindenhurst, NY via craigslist. Tip from Cory.
This next car comes as a tip from Jeff G who writes: I know the price is a bit high for DT, but this one is interesting. An early 80’s Malibu aint the first platform that comes to mind when thinking about what should be deserving of Grand National awesomeness, BUT he did do a pretty […]
This car comes as a tip from Jon who writes: Here is a 1985 Buick Grand National that looks reasonably we preserved for its 30+ years for not-stupid-money. When new, they gave the Corvette a run for it’s money, and briefly, were the quickest US car made, turbo V6 and all. Find this 1985 Buick Grand National […]
Find this 1983 Buick Regal Wagon GNX Clone here on eBay bidding for $2,025 reserve-not-met with 1 day to go, located in Olympia, WA. H/T to Oddimotive. See a cooler sleeper wagon? firstname.lastname@example.org
The Buick Regal was a G-body coupe from General Motors that introduced the US to turbocharged performance and in 1978 was one of three cars available with a factory turbo; the others were the SAAB 99 and Porsche 911 Turbo. While the 99 and 911 were available with manual transmissions beset with turbo lag, the […]
The 2nd generation Buick Grand National was the last vehicle from Buick to not be a total snooze fest. It was rear wheel drive, available with turbocharged V6 engines and styled aggressively. We normally don’t promote show cars on DT, but this time we will make an exception because it looks mean. Find this 1987 […]